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Lloyd's of London: MJ Lied, So We Won't Pay

6/6/2011 3:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lloyd's of London has gone to court ... asking a judge to let the company off the financial hook, claiming it doesn't owe the Michael Jackson Estate $17.5 million on grounds MJ was a fraud.

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The company issued the muilti-million dollar policy to cover the doomed "This Is It" tour for losses. 

But Lloyd's claims it doesn't have to honor the policy for 2 primary reasons:

1.   Michael Jackson and AEG allegedly lied about Michael's medical history -- specifically, MJ said he had not seen a doctor other than a cosmetic MD since June, 2005.

2.  Michael did not disclose he was taking prescription drugs prior to and at the time of his death -- including Propofol.

Lloyd's is asking the court for a declaration that the policy is null and void as a result of the alleged fraud.

Howard Weitzman, the lawyer for the Estate, tells TMZ, "This legal action is nothing more than an insurance company trying to avoid paying a legitimate claim by the insured."



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91.

HumanNature    

The Neko Nation

DO NOT EXPLAIN TO ME YOUR OPINION!!!

THE ONLY OPINION IS THE "FACTS AND TRUTH" IN A COURT OF LAW!!!

MJ FOUND "NOT GUILTY" OF ALL CHARGES!!!!

REMEMBER THAT!!!

AND CON "QUACK" IS ON TRIAL FOR MURDER!!!!

TRAIL DATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2011

1200 days ago
93.

kim    

What I find very funny about all of this, and quite frankly very stupid, is that Lloyd's of London insured Michael already for accident insurance that they say they did have on him at the time of his death. What, do they insure people of that nature, and at that kind of money without all of the proper do***entation????. They said they were waiting on him to get to london and another medical exam to insure him for the rest. What really bothers me though is they did have a insurance policy on him already for accident insurance by their words. So, we take the money and run and look the other way when someone is willing to pay the premiums but when it is time to pay out something fishy is going on?? Lloyd's of London may be on the up and up but that is strange that they would insure him even for accident insurance at that rate without getting the proper do***ents. I smell a big rat and that big rats name is not Michael Jackson.

1200 days ago
94.

HumanNature    

LET THE CLONING BEGIN!!!!

OhWell

1200 days ago
95.

HumanNature    

IF YOU KNOW THEN PROOF IT!!!!!

YOU CAN'T!!!

SO STFU!!!!

1200 days ago
96.

Scott    

Wow Greg's on a roll tonight must be hard to keep up with your multiple personalities. Water off a ducks back Greg you are and will always be a proxy hiding coward in my books.

Good night all.

Peace.

1200 days ago
97.

kim    

Great pick again Phantom..

1200 days ago
98.

Gsharon 710    

@........OWELL

When you sing the next verse, are you man enough to post Michael Jackson's name and then add the rest about the pedo crap? I don't mean calling him a kiddy Diddler, but the actual words.

Sing that verse why don't you.

1200 days ago
99.

Holly    

@Sarah Smile

Here's a link to the law suit Lloyds of London filed in court today

http://www.radaronline.com/sites/radaronline.com/files/MJ-Lloyds.pdf

1200 days ago
100.

Scott    

test.

1200 days ago
101.

HumanNature    

OhWell PUT BACK YOUR AVATAR OF THE "KING", MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!

IT FIT YOU WELL!!!!

ROTFLMAO

1200 days ago
102.

Glenda in Texas    

Lots of ignorance in this thread. Do some research and stop regurgitating what the tabloids tell you.

Love you Michael!

1200 days ago
103.

emerald    

HumanNature The reason Dr Conrad Murray is on trial is because you aren't even allowed to assist someone to die, who wants to die. Euthanasia is still a no, no in most countries and IF it were ever found legally that MJ attempted suicide then the MJ estate wouldn't get paid the money by life insurance or any other insurance company and the Jackson family would be living in a tent somewhere after all the debts and lawsuits were paid up in full lol! That's really the reason why Joe is so keen to have Dr Murray charged with murder - of course in a trial of that sort you are permitted in some states to put the victim on trial in your defense lol! No doubts at all what would be brought up and probably will be in the media if not in court!
The old adage is: Just because you were found Not Guilty doesn't mean you are classed as innocent - it just means the prosecution couldn't prove it's case beyond a reasonable doubt!!
MJ's p.r people went out of their way to attack the credibility of the alleged molested kids when he went on trial finally years later and they were adults in the media! Their campaign was media saturation and dirty tricks, with millions of fans unwilling to believe their star could be guilty of such a thing! Of Course he was found Not Guilty in court - it doesn't mean he's innocent and that's the difference, if they believed him innocent they would have given him a full legal clean record, which they didn't! So while I'm not an MJ whacker, I have my doubts that Justice was served back then. When someone is that famous they can get away with virtually anything, and he sure wouldn't have been the first or sadly the last star to go down that route - we'll never know, but I'm not positive he's in a cool languid place now!
As for Dr Murray, I think he's sadly become one of the many doctors who have good treatment records and then they get a Star or celeb on their books who's getting prescriptions from every doctor in town and when they die from a drug related cause they are all hung out to dry even if they never knew about one another!! When you have as much money as some of these people do getting access to the drugs isn't a problem - it's being kept off of them!!
JMO

1200 days ago
105.

Janar    

Rogue Warrior 3 minutes ago

He needs to be tried for all the child molestation allegations and for his street walker level drug abuse. HE is responsible for his death, not his Doctors, parents, boyfriend, etc.........
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When you say allegations, you are right, because that is all that is was, just something that was allegitly said to have happened, but never proven. And, there were only two ever made within this whole wide world of people which include a lot of other little boys that did not claim such allegations. And how about neither one of those allegations came from little Black boys. So, at which point in MJ's life did you decide to know that he was a child molester? At the onset of those false allegations? Because all before that, he was a sex symbol to the ladies. FYI hater, he still is a sex symbol to the ladies.

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